IT Manager's Journal: But Would You Invest in Red Hat?
Jul 11, 2005, 16:45 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Lauren Rudd)
"The question at hand is not whether Red Hat's version of Linux
is superior to that of its competitors. The marketplace will make
that determination and we can keep score via Red Hat's financial
performance each quarter. However, suppose you want to do more than
just keep score. Suppose you want to be proactive and tackle the
question...should you invest in Red Hat, given its current share
price, most recent performance, and projections going forward?
"To answer that question, let's start by briefly reviewing Red
Hat's fiscal 2006 first quarter. Red Hat reported net income of 7
cents per diluted share, versus 6 cents a year ago..."